Monday, May 25, 2020

Going Beyond Dinosaurs

These two reproductions stand across from what I showed you yesterday. Note the feathers. Very bird like. Dinosaurs and birds had a great deal in common.


The end of the age of dinosaurs saw opportunities for other species that survived the asteroid impact. A display here features a dinosaur skull, a reproduction, with little mammals scurrying about on it.


Nearby are displays of post-impact animals. Whales eventually evolved from a semi-aquatic creature to a larger one with fins instead of legs, exclusively living in the sea. 

12 comments:

  1. The arms on the whale are eerily human like. I'm glad they grew fins instead.

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  2. Wise whales have seen so much!

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  3. ...life is constantly evolving.

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  4. Hello, they are amazing creatures. Enjoy your day, wishing you a happy new week!

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  5. Hard to imagine what the world was like during their era. Wow!

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  6. We missed out in seeing some very interesting critters!

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  7. Quite impressive, and scary, too.
    The Simpsons come to mind!

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  8. I wonder where evolution is taking us now.

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  9. @Maywyn: they'd have never grown that big if they hadn't gone exclusively into the water.

    @Cloudia: indeed.

    @Tom: it is.

    @Eileen: thanks!

    @DJan: thank you!

    @RedPat: it is.

    @Red: we did.

    @Iris: thanks!

    @Marie: it is.

    @Bill: definitely.

    @Kay: we'll see.

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